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ABC
Apr 15, 2013 11:35pm EDT
. why does the government charge us postage to send in our tax returns. we have to pay them to pay them. it's like giving a slice back to the pizza delivery guy. how about you just deduct 75 cents from what i already paid? you know, i think i have a better way to do this. find a group of people who owe money and ones who are getting money back, have them meet up and give the money to each other. one-third of americans enjoy doing their taxes, according to a new study designed to find the aliens among us. a lot of those people use that program turbo tax. they had a glitch last night. their site went down for ten minutes while people were trying to file their taxes. this was their statement. we're having problems with turbo tax online. . i like my account to spell the word "you" and "too" out. it's turbo tax, not nicki minaj. and they said 22 hours left, bitches, are you freaking? jk. lol. yours truly. we worked all day on that. no one likes to pay taxes but the money goes to all kinds of things we need. the irs released a public service announcement to remind us where our tax money
ABC
Apr 16, 2013 5:00am EDT
. carnival says it will be paid the government an unspecified amount from its disabled ships of taxpayer money. rockefeller criticized carnival's unwillingness to pay. $780,000 fornearly dealing with the disasters. navyoast guard and the spent more than $300 million for the ship splendor. a facebook phone by atc, millions of iphone users don't have access to it. -- by htc. facebook is in talks with apple also kicked in take advantage of more mobile users. chick-fil-a wants to give behind-the-scenes tours at its restaurants. it will also rollout healthy wraps and salads focusing on fresh ingredients by the end of this month. and it will have calorie counts for its menu posted front and center. that's business news. linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. 55 degrees. >> coming up, we will show you how a local teenagers try to keep teen drivers safe and is captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> a great story. a virginia teenager doing his part to convince other teenagers that distracted driving kills. >> the fairfax county young man is o
ABC
Apr 16, 2013 7:00am EDT
attack was specifically designed as payback for the government's role in waco two years earlier. >> reporter: for those who hate america and know something of its history monday had particular meaning. in massachusetts monday was a state holiday. patriots' day commemorating the first shots fired in the american revolution. during the battles of lexington and concord fought near boston in 1775. >> the real patriots' day is april 19th. that is the date that counts for people on the extreme right in the united states. as it happens, massachusetts celebrates patriots' day on the third monday of the month. >> reporter: but for every conspiracy theory about domestic extremists or international terrorists there is this fact. april has seen its share of random senseless violence aimed at the innocent and vulnerable in public places. soft targets. on this day six years ago the virginia tech massacre and this saturday april 20th marks 14 years since the deadly cl colum school shooting. my sources tell me today the priority is simply to go where the evidence points, george. >> okay. thanks
ABC
Apr 16, 2013 4:00am EDT
. government is behind the search behind who is responsible. authorities this morning are poring over this dramatic video from the finish line for clues. bomb technicians are studying burn marks on bricks and concrete and at hospitals doctors are collecting pieces of shrapnel blasted into bodies. >> and look at the components of the bomb. it will tell them is this somebody that puts this together over the internet or is this a bombmaker. >> reporter: officials believe these were two small and portable devices, possibly hidden in a backpack. one working theory, they were remotely debt anywayed by a cell phone. >> but right now it has all the indicators and every aspect of being al qaeda or al qaeda affiliated attack. >> reporter: so far there are no suspects. though officials are tracking multiple persons of interest including a young man of middle eastern descent being treated at a local hospital. >> we're okay. >> reporter: at the white house presidenobama urged against a rush to judgment. not using the word terrorism. but he vowed justice for those responsible. >> make no mistake, we wil
ABC
Apr 16, 2013 6:00pm EDT
heard around the world. >> and says his government is ready to assist the united states in their investigation in any way they can. says the only way to root out terrorism is to closely related efforts. >> d.c. police remained on high alert in the wake of yesterday's attacks. the extra security for the emancipation day parade down pennsylvania avenue. extra police on the metro patrolling the platforms and trains. extra security at the airport. armed guards on capitol hill, outside federal buildings, and pennsylvania avenue in front of white house is still closed. it will be launching fireworks tonight at freedom plaza as part of the emancipation day festivities. i want to remind these are planned explosions to there's no need for alarm. >> of some of these are bound version got to have some of them taken part in the marathon. they told the boston tv station they became concerned about two .en on board they escorted the man off the plane. tonight, a firsthand account with easing a terror attack in person -- witnessing a terror attack. kris van cleave has their account. as the came
ABC
Apr 16, 2013 2:35am EDT
button issues for extremist groups who don't like either what the government is doing or what the government represents. >> very interesting. >> so. >> tax day/patriots day. and history of domestic terrorism. . >> invasion on cuba happened on the 17th of april in 1961, bay of pigs. and wacco, all the branch davidians, started in february, april 19th. if you are a conspiracy theorist. here is one for you. >> something everybody has to check out. no doubt about it. part b medical expenses. of your the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll
ABC
Apr 16, 2013 5:00pm EDT
girding outside every government building while extra security screenings are causing long lines. the trash cans remain off- all airports requiring extra screenings while extra officers and canine units around the hallways. it is all part of a new normal. as tense as things are today, we should give you a heads up that you can expect to hear lots of explosions tonight near freedom plaza because of the display for the emancipation will be going on as planned. >> the annual george washington parkway classic will take place next sunday. they say they will have additional security there but they say the safety of participants, staff, and spectators are their top priority. information about the security changes will be released on thursday. >> what happened in boston will certainly have a ripple effect on other races, but we do have an update. >> let's go right to boston where the governor deval patrick is about to speak. >> including the boston police come a the massachusetts state police, atf, secret service, and others responded to the scene. many of them are already there as part
ABC
Apr 16, 2013 6:00am EDT
expand the water quality protection charge to virtually all non-government property. >> more information on any of these, visit wjla.com. >> 6:56, jack is back. it's a good day. we will have some sunshine peeking between the cloudiness today. our temperatures will be warmer today as well. only 263 yesterday. today we will talk that. 73 degrees by 5:00 with partly sunny skies. umbrella may be dated tomorrow as showers will return to the forecast. >> that will do it for us. good morning america is coming up next. >> for continuing local news coverage tune into news channel eight. we will see you at noon. tuesday, everyone.
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